Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 923 924 1148
Rank change year-on-year +1 +224 -19
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 194 253 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.035%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.19% 1.72% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 179 237 49
England median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -24.44% +10.43%
10th Percentile £22,300 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £35,000 £34,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.45% -23.33% +10.43%

Systems Management Server (SMS) is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 16,294 14,725 16,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.61% 9.00% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12,991 12,153 13,142
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in England.

Salary trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in England over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Management Server (SMS) in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) within the England region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England -8 48 £29,500 -4.07% 3
Midlands +33 39 £44,250 +36.15% 1
London +10 36 £30,905 -14.75% 6
South East -7 30 £35,000 +3.70% 1
East of England +25 29 £35,000 -
North West +18 26 £29,000 -22.67% 3
West Midlands +30 21 £40,000 +23.08%
East Midlands -1 18 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Yorkshire +18 13 £32,500 -2.99%
South West -19 12 £35,000 +16.67%
North East -33 9 £32,500 +23.81%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 124 (63.92%) Microsoft
2 88 (45.36%) Windows
3 72 (37.11%) SQL
4 71 (36.60%) Active Directory
5 64 (32.99%) Microsoft Office
6 63 (32.47%) SQL Server
7 39 (20.10%) Microsoft Excel
8 36 (18.56%) Windows Server
9 35 (18.04%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (17.53%) Windows 10
11 33 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (16.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 32 (16.49%) VMware
13 29 (14.95%) Office 365
14 27 (13.92%) Windows 7
14 27 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 27 (13.92%) MS Exchange
15 26 (13.40%) .NET
15 26 (13.40%) Microsoft Azure
16 25 (12.89%) ITIL
17 24 (12.37%) PowerShell
18 23 (11.86%) Project Management
18 23 (11.86%) Finance
18 23 (11.86%) Problem-Solving
19 21 (10.82%) Windows Server 2008
19 21 (10.82%) Microsoft Certification
20 20 (10.31%) SharePoint
20 20 (10.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 20 (10.31%) SCCM
20 20 (10.31%) Analytical Skills

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (13.92%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.31%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.67%) IIS
4 6 (3.09%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.06%) CMS
5 4 (2.06%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.06%) Sitefinity
6 3 (1.55%) Apache
6 3 (1.55%) Confluence
6 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.55%) MediaWiki
7 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.03%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.03%) JBoss
7 2 (1.03%) nginx
8 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.52%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 64 (32.99%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (20.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (5.67%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (4.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (4.12%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.06%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.52%) CATIA
6 1 (0.52%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.03%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.52%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.52%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.95%) Office 365
2 26 (13.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.55%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.03%) IaaS
5 2 (1.03%) SaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.52%) npm
6 1 (0.52%) NuGet
6 1 (0.52%) PaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.22%) DHCP
2 13 (6.70%) DNS
3 12 (6.19%) Firewall
4 11 (5.67%) VPN
5 10 (5.15%) TCP/IP
6 9 (4.64%) LAN
7 8 (4.12%) Internet
7 8 (4.12%) SAN
8 7 (3.61%) VoIP
9 6 (3.09%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (3.09%) Skype
9 6 (3.09%) WAN
10 4 (2.06%) DAB
10 4 (2.06%) WebEx
10 4 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.55%) WLAN
12 2 (1.03%) FTP
12 2 (1.03%) NAS
12 2 (1.03%) SNMP
12 2 (1.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (32.47%) SQL Server
2 32 (16.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (10.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (8.25%) MS Access
5 16 (8.25%) Power BI
6 13 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (5.67%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (4.64%) MySQL
10 8 (4.12%) QlikView
11 5 (2.58%) OLAP
12 4 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.55%) Biml
13 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.55%) SSDT
14 2 (1.03%) Couchbase
14 2 (1.03%) MongoDB
14 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (6.70%) JIRA
2 9 (4.64%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.09%) InstallShield
3 6 (3.09%) MSI
4 5 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.06%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (2.06%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.03%) VersionOne
7 1 (0.52%) gulp
7 1 (0.52%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.52%) jspm
7 1 (0.52%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.52%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.52%) Subversion
7 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (11.86%) Finance
2 9 (4.64%) Marketing
3 3 (1.55%) Back Office
3 3 (1.55%) Banking
4 2 (1.03%) Legal
4 2 (1.03%) Local Government
4 2 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.52%) Automotive
5 1 (0.52%) Front Office
5 1 (0.52%) Games
5 1 (0.52%) Korean Language
5 1 (0.52%) Law
5 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (19.59%) Developer
2 37 (19.07%) Analyst
3 22 (11.34%) IT Support
4 20 (10.31%) Technical Support
5 12 (6.19%) Desktop Support
5 12 (6.19%) SQL Developer
6 11 (5.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (5.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 11 (5.67%) Support Engineer
7 9 (4.64%) IT Analyst
8 8 (4.12%) Data Analyst
9 7 (3.61%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.61%) Technical Support Engineer
10 6 (3.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 6 (3.09%) IT Engineer
10 6 (3.09%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.09%) Technical Engineer
11 5 (2.58%) .NET Developer
11 5 (2.58%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (2.58%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.40%) .NET
2 14 (7.22%) HTML
3 12 (6.19%) ASP.NET
3 12 (6.19%) CSS
4 10 (5.15%) XML
5 9 (4.64%) HTML5
6 7 (3.61%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.58%) MDX
7 5 (2.58%) REST
7 5 (2.58%) Web Services
8 4 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (2.06%) jQuery
8 4 (2.06%) XHTML
9 3 (1.55%) Entity Framework
9 3 (1.55%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.03%) .NET Core
10 2 (1.03%) LAMP
10 2 (1.03%) LEMP Stack
11 1 (0.52%) Aurelia
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.25%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.15%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.09%) Equities
4 6 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.09%) SWIFT
5 5 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.06%) iPad
7 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.03%) Clustering
7 2 (1.03%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.03%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.52%) AS400
8 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.52%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmacovigilance
8 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 88 (45.36%) Windows
2 36 (18.56%) Windows Server
3 34 (17.53%) Windows 10
4 27 (13.92%) Windows 7
5 21 (10.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (7.73%) Windows XP
7 14 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (6.70%) Linux
9 8 (4.12%) Mac OS
9 8 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.09%) Android
11 5 (2.58%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.06%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.06%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.06%) Unix
13 2 (1.03%) CentOS
13 2 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.04%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (12.89%) ITIL
4 23 (11.86%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (11.86%) Project Management
5 15 (7.73%) Service Delivery
6 14 (7.22%) ETL
6 14 (7.22%) Validation
7 12 (6.19%) Change Management
7 12 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (5.67%) Customer Requirements
8 11 (5.67%) PRINCE2
8 11 (5.67%) Problem Management
8 11 (5.67%) Scrum
9 10 (5.15%) Test Automation
10 9 (4.64%) SDLC
11 8 (4.12%) Analytics
11 8 (4.12%) Data Analysis
11 8 (4.12%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.12%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 72 (37.11%) SQL
2 24 (12.37%) PowerShell
3 18 (9.28%) C#
3 18 (9.28%) T-SQL
4 10 (5.15%) VBA
5 8 (4.12%) VBScript
6 7 (3.61%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.61%) VB
7 5 (2.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (2.58%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.55%) Perl
8 3 (1.55%) Python
9 2 (1.03%) Java
9 2 (1.03%) PHP
9 2 (1.03%) Ruby
9 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (10.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.73%) Degree
3 10 (5.15%) MCP
3 10 (5.15%) MCSE
4 9 (4.64%) MCSA
5 6 (3.09%) CFA
6 5 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.58%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.58%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.03%) CCNA
8 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.03%) MCSD
8 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.03%) PMP
9 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.52%) CISSP
9 1 (0.52%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.15%) SLA
2 7 (3.61%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.58%) QA
4 4 (2.06%) PMO
5 3 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.55%) P3O
6 2 (1.03%) GDPR
6 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (36.60%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.22%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.55%) Docker
5 3 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.03%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.52%) Firmware
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.52%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.52%) vSphere
7 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (10.31%) SCCM
2 4 (2.06%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (2.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (2.06%) SCOM
2 4 (2.06%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (1.55%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.55%) WSUS
4 2 (1.03%) Nagios
4 2 (1.03%) Rancher
5 1 (0.52%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.52%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.52%) OpenVAS
5 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.52%) Puppet
5 1 (0.52%) SCSM
5 1 (0.52%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 124 (63.92%) Microsoft
2 32 (16.49%) VMware
3 17 (8.76%) Cisco
4 12 (6.19%) Oracle
5 11 (5.67%) Citrix
5 11 (5.67%) HP
6 9 (4.64%) Cognos
6 9 (4.64%) Tableau
7 6 (3.09%) Apple
7 6 (3.09%) Lotus
8 4 (2.06%) Adobe
8 4 (2.06%) Alteryx
8 4 (2.06%) Bomgar
8 4 (2.06%) Google
8 4 (2.06%) MobileIron
8 4 (2.06%) NetApp
8 4 (2.06%) Peregrine
8 4 (2.06%) Remedy
8 4 (2.06%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.55%) Symantec